Articles

Here is a selection from the hundreds of articles Garry Leech has written over the years. These articles are selected from the investigative journalism he has conducted as well as editorial and analysis pieces that he has penned:

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The Ghosts Within: A Journalist’s Struggle with PTSD (February 20, 2017)

Islamic Extremism is a Product of Western Imperialism (April 26, 2016)

Obama’s Cuba Visit Illustrates US Arrogance (March 29, 2016)

Why America’s Next President Will Not Be a Socialist (January 19, 2016)

The Hypocrisy of Obama’s Gun Control Crusade (January 14, 2016)

The Elephant in the Room: Capitalism and Sustainable Development (November 2, 2015)

Redefining Socialism in Cuba (September 21, 2015)

Correcting the Zionist Narrative of Israel (June 22, 2015)

Why Israel Should Not Exist (June 11, 2015)

Thanks to Stephen Harper, ‘Canada No Good!’ (May 14, 2015)

For the World’s Sake: Revolution in the United States (November 17, 2014)

Obama Rewrites History at the UN (September 29, 2014)

The Beheading of James Foley: Are We Not Savages Too? (August 26, 2014)

Israel-Palestine: By the Numbers (August 8, 2014)

America’s New Apartheid: Segregation by Incarceration (June 18, 2014)

Behind the Lies About Venezuela’s Protests (March 15, 2014)

Washington Seeks Regime Change in Venezuela (March 5, 2014)

Distorting Poverty to Promote Capitalism (February 3, 2014)

Let the Revolution Begin (October 2, 2013)

The Message to Muslims: Accept Democracy But Do Not Elect An Islamic Party (July 8, 2013)

Happiness and Human Rights in Shangri-La (April 2, 2013)

Promoting Injustice: The Bias of Human Rights Watch (March 20, 2013)

Canadian Arrogance: Harper and the Death of Hugo Chavez (March 11, 2013)

The Ongoing Campaign to Demonize Venezuela (January 22, 2013)

Greening Warfare?: Lockheed Martin’s Sustainability Agenda (September 10, 2012)

The Need for International Humanitarian Intervention in the United States (May 29, 2012)

Democracy in Motion: The Student Protests in Quebec (May 2, 2012)

The Cuba Factor: Propagandizing Democracy and Human Rights (April 17, 2012)

Even in a Recession, the Rich Get Richer (March 7, 2012)

Is Participatory Democracy Possible Under Capitalism? (March 1, 2012)

The Shifting Contours of Colombia’s Armed Conflict (February 10, 2012)

Colombia’s Eternal Conflict: Will There Be Peace in Our Time? (January 17, 2012)

The Hunt for FARC Commander Alfonso Cano (January 11, 2011)

Clinton Revises Colombia’s Drug History to Justify U.S. Military Role in Mexico and Central America (September 20, 2010)

Exorcising the Ghosts of Paramilitary Violence: Reclaiming Liberty in Libertad (September 21, 2009)

Africa in Colombia: The First Free Black Community in the Americas Continues Its Struggle (August 31, 2009)

The Oil Palm Industry: A Blight on Afro-Colombia (July 1, 2009)

The New Face of Plan Colombia: An Alliance for Progress for the 21st Century? (February 27, 2009)

Plan Colombia Devastates Afro-Colombian Communities (December 5, 2008)

Distorted Perceptions of Colombia’s Conflict (June 1, 2008)

Two Perspectives from the Colombian Left (July 12, 2007)

Slap on the Wrist for Corporate Sponsors of Terrorism (March 19, 2007)

Drummond Generates Profits and Misery in Colombia (October 2, 2006)

The Massacre in Altaquer (September 18, 2006)

Waging War in Colombia’s National Parks (September 3, 2006)

Who Are the Real Terrorists in Colombia? (February 20, 2006)

Race and Class Dimensions of the War on Drugs: A Humanitarian Crisis [PDF] (October 1, 2005)

The World’s Warmonger (February 21, 2005)

Plan Petroleum in Putumayo (May 10, 2004)

The Indigenous Struggle in the Chocó (November 10, 2003)

Displacing Development in the Chocó (October 12, 2003)

Ghosts of the Past (September 15, 2003)

Informers for a Day (April 7, 2003)

The Battle for Saravena (February 23, 2003)

Generating Power and Poverty in Colombia (November 11, 2002)

Plan Colombia’s Killing Fields (September 9, 2002)

Caught in a Colombian Crossfire (March 25, 2002)

The Hypocrisy of Colombia’s Peace Process (March 4, 2002)

Targeting Colombia’s “Evil-Doers” (October 29, 2001)

Alienating the International Community (September 24, 2001)

Good Terrorists, Bad Terrorists: How Washington Decides Who’s Who (May 7, 2001)

Death Falls from the Sky in Colombia (April 23, 2001)

The Embattled Streets of Barranca (March 18, 2001)

Interview with AUC Commander Enrique (March 5, 2001)

Human Rights Not Part of Clinton’s Legacy (January 22, 2001)

US Elections Need International Observers (October 12, 2000)

Plan Colombia: A Closer Look (July 1, 2000)

Interview with FARC Commander Simón Trinidad (June 25, 2000)

Are We “Salvadorizing” Colombia? (January 17, 2000)